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Cover of Bodies Built for Game edited by Natalie Diaz
The Prairie Schooner Anthology of Contemporary Sports Writing
Edited by Natalie Diaz, Hannah Ensor

Sport has always been central to the movements of both the nation-state and the people who resist that nation-state. Think of the Roman Colosseum ...

Cover of The Daily Jane Austen by Devoney Looser
A Year of Quotes
Jane Austen
Edited by Devoney Looser

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is eminently, delightfully and delectably quotable. This truth goes far beyond the first ...

Cover of The Kingdom of Glee by Nicholas Tana
Illustrated by: Jessica Abbott and Elise Leutwyler
Nicholas Tana

A mean wizard sends three monsters to torment the Kingdom of Glee led by King Gentle, with the hope of discovering why the people living there are ...

Cover of Monsters Are Afraid of Babies by Nicholas Tana
Illustrated by: Elise Leutwyler and Jessica Abbott
Nicholas Tana

A boy learns to face his fear of monsters after discovering that monsters are afraid of his baby sister. Inspired by a child's ...

Cover of The Kitten, The Cat and The Apple by Nicholas Tana
Illustrated by: Matthew Molleur
Nicholas Tana

A cat tries to entertain its bored and impatient kitten leading to profound questions about the meaning of life, until eventually, both discover ...

Punishing Poverty Henry F. Fradella Christine S. Scott-Hayward criminal justice
How Bail and Pretrial Detention Fuel Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System
Christine S. Scott-Hayward and Henry F. Fradella

From a description on the University of California Press website ...

"St. Christopher" book cover, image of a beach
Christopher L. Myers

Dr. Joshua Petersen, a professional of international studies at George Washington University and former CIA special analyst, receives cryptic text ...

illustrations of archaeological tools on book cover
Charles Perreault

Paleobiology struggled for decades to influence our understanding of evolution and the history of life because it was stymied by a focus on ...


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